Today's Paper

Border firing

JAMMU, DEC. 27. Pakistan Rangers today opened heavy fire on the Indian positions in Samba, Akhnoor and Ranbir Singh Pura sectors along the international border (IB). Security sources said the firing started at 6.30 a.m. targeting Galar and Narayanpur outposts from across the IB in Samba sector.

The exchange of fire continued for about two hours but neither side sustained any damage.

The Rangers also fired at the Abdullian and Korotana outposts in R.S. Pura sector using small and medium-calibre weapons. The Indians troops retaliated.